84: Katherine the 5 Kilo Traveller in the Not So Empty Nest Number 11 New Zealand

84: Katherine the 5 Kilo Traveller in the Not So Empty Nest Number 11 New Zealand

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Katherine the 5 Kilo Traveller, my light travelling friend from New Zealand. We chat about the restrictions in New Zealand, attempting to book a flight when the restrictions went into place and so much more. 

Enjoy our conversation, and I hope your family is safe and healthy, friend!

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Topics Discussed & Time Markers

01:21 Katherine’s Experience Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

03:10 New Zealand’s 48-Hour Notice of Lockdown

05:00 How Are Things Different Now? 

06:15 The Advantage Parents Have Right Now – Restrictions

06:52 How Many Days Has Katherine Worn Her Merino T-Shirt?

07:18 Katherine’s Camino De Santiago Training Update

09:00 How the Restrictions Impact Her Travel Talk

10:49 The Coming Together of the World💭

13:15 Nothing Like This, The Importance of Documenting Our Experience

14:40 Katherine’s Social Distancing Check-in

16:52 She’s Motivated & Organized

17:30 Why Her Daughter Wouldn’t Let Her Out of the House

19:00 Katherine’s Message To You

19:45 Where to Find Katherine – see below, too 😀 & misc. conversations 

23:32 Bloopers

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83: Carolyn Cohen Wellness While Walking in the Not So Empty Nest

83: Carolyn Cohen Wellness While Walking in the Not So Empty Nest

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Carolyn Cohen, AKA Coach Carolyn, host of the Wellness While Walking podcast. She’s a delight to chat with even under our current circumstances. Enjoy meeting Carolyn, and I hope your family is safe and healthy, friend!

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Topics Discussed & Time Markers:

02:05 Carolyn’s experience due to COVID-19 restrictions

04:00 Carolyn’s Social Distancing Check-in

05:10 Humor: Laughing Boosts Your Immunity

06:14 What We Find Funny

07:08 How To Handle Schedules For Your Children?

08:50 Eating Lunch Together? Send Your Ideas In!

10:00 Leveling Up in Social Distancing

10:30 Look at This Opportunity to Build Your Immunity

11:25 1918 Pandemic Testing of Patients in Outdoor Tents

12:00 Move Your Body & Don’t Seek Perfection

13:50 Gratitude

14:30 Where to Find Carolyn

16:07 Bloopers 

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Join the GPS Support Flock: Your Flight to Success in the Empty Nest, today!

You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.

82: Three Podcasters Share Experiences in the Not So Empty Nest Series Number 9 Featuring Carolyn Kiel and Elaine Best

82: Three Podcasters Share Experiences in the Not So Empty Nest Series Number 9 Featuring Carolyn Kiel and Elaine Best

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

In today’s episode in our Not So Empty Nest series, I share a conversation I had with two of my closest podcasting friends, Elaine Best of Angus Eye Tea and Carolyn Kiel of Beyond 6 Seconds. 

This episode is a different topic than usual for me, but I thought you might want a glimpse into some of the behind-the-scenes of the podcasting side of my life.

I hope your family is safe and healthy!

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Carolyn Kiel

Host of the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast, where she shares extraordinary stories from everyday people.

Elaine Best (& Fern)

Host of the comedy mental health podcast Angus Eye Tea.

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What We Discuss in This Episode: 

01:18 – Introductions

02:00 – What the COVID-19 Restrictions Are Like For Us

06:40 – Extroverted Elaine Gets a Routine

07:53 – Introverted Carolyn’s Husband Now Working From Home

09:43 – Doors Help – Christine’s Introverted Household

10:50 – Elaine’s Thoughts Go Out To College Students

11:42 – Elaine’s Obsession with Robin Hood

12:35 – Christine Adds Podcast Episodes

13:15 – Carolyn Ups Her Appearances on Other Podcasts

14:06 – The Next King Lear

14:40 – Indie Podcasters Have an Edge

16:36 – We Finally Did A Podcast Episode Together – It Took COVID-19

18:34 – Elaine Eating French Fries

18:49 – Tools & Techniques We Are Using To Keep Our Spirits Up

20:24 – A Couch Potato is not the Happiest Potato

21:59 – New Things We’ve Noticed About Ourselves

23:33 – Elaine’s Canoe Has Leveled-Up

24:40 – Women in the Woods – Does Christine Make Any Sense? 

25:30 – Are Extroverts Uncomfortable Now?

27:00 – What Podcast Should We Do, and Puns From Elaine

28:00 – Bloopers

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Join the GPS Support Flock: Your Flight to Success in the Empty Nest, today!

You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.

80: Deirdre Dolan Nesline Decluttering in the Not So Empty Nest Number 8

80: Deirdre Dolan Nesline Decluttering in the Not So Empty Nest Number 8

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, Deirdre Dolan Nesline of DeClutter by Deirdre shares some things that you can do for future you when you have extra time at home. 

I hope your family is safe and healthy!

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • Things You Can Do When You Have More Time At Home
    • How to Remove Photos from Sticky Albums
    • Setting Up Your Paperwork
    • Time Management Tips
    • And More!

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Join the GPS Support Flock: Your Flight to Success in the Empty Nest, today!

You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.

78: Caren Cooper in the Not So Empty Nest Number 6

78: Caren Cooper in the Not So Empty Nest Number 6

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Caren Cooper, another magnificent human who I have connected with through Linkedin. Caren has a daughter who is a freshman in college and a son in eighth grade.  

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • Meet Caren Cooper
    • Caren’s COVID-19 Social Distancing experience
    • How her family has been impacted
    • What Caren loves, has found funny, has found surprising and needs help with right now
    • What Caren wants you to know
    • Some of Caren’s favorite resources

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Join the GPS Support Flock: Your Flight to Success in the Empty Nest, today!

You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.